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F Train Out of Service For One More Weekend, Including Monday (President’s Day)

Here’s a reminder about this weekend’s F Train shutdown. Once again, there will be no service at the East Broadway, Delancey Street and 2nd …

Photo via NYC Sheriff Twitter feed. January 2017.

Thursday Auction Set For Three Buses Owned By Yep Tour, Inc. (Updated)

Yep Tour, Inc. is apparently going to be paying a heavy price this week for years of illegal operations in Chinatown and on the Lower East Side. …

Forsyth Street at East Broadway, Feb. 2. Photo by bialystoker_les.

City Denies Permit For Yep Tours at 2 Pike St., as Crackdown Continues in Chinatown

Forsyth Street at East Broadway, Feb. 2. Photo by bialystoker_les.

New York City law enforcement authorities have been cracking down on Yep Tours, an …

Photo via NYC Sheriff Twitter feed. January 2017.

Yep Tours Pays More Fines as Authorities Seize Another Bus in Chinatown

The New York City Sheriff has been staying busy lately on the Lower East Side. We hear from the office of State Sen. Daniel Squadron that authorities seized a bus owned by Yep Tours last night. …

Rendering: Citywide ferry landing.

The Citywide Ferry is Coming — First to the Rockaways, Then to the Lower East Side

Rendering: Citywide ferry landing.

Installation began yesterday out on the Rockaways (Beach 108th Street) for the first citywide ferry landing. While this may not …

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City Officials Come to Chinatown to Tout Vision Zero Successes

Officials with the city’s transportation department and with the NYPD came to Chinatown this morning to talk up the de Blasio administration’s latest successes …

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The No Pants Subway Ride Returns This Sunday

Just in time to snap us out of our January doldrums, the annual No Pants Subway Ride returns for its 16th year. What started …

Chrystie Street, near Canal Street.

New Chrystie Street Bike Lane Makes Its Formal Debut

The city’s transportation commissioner, Polly Trottenberg, came to the Lower East Side today to celebrate the installation of a new two-way bike lane on Chrystie Street. …

14a bus on Grand Street. File photo.

Sen. Squadron Asks For Full Review of 14a and 14d Bus Lines

State Sen. Daniel Squadron is taking another run at improving service on the 14a and 14d bus routes. …

A bus operated by Yep Tours illegally loads passengers on Pike Street this week.

CB3 Set to Reject “Yep Tours” Bus Permit. Will the City’s DOT Agree?

It will soon be up to the city’s Department of Transportation to decide whether Yep Tours’ bad behavior on the Lower East Side will be rewarded. …

FDR Drive at East Houston Street.

Travel Alert: FDR Drive at East Houston Street Bridge Work

Here’s an advisory from the city’s Department of Transportation. You’ll want to avoid FDR Drive at East Houston Street after midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. The bridge is being replaced at a cost of more than $15 million. …

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(Video) A Ride on the Wild Side… Waiting for a Delancey Street Bike Lane

Last month the Department of Transportation announced it would be installing a protected, two-way bike lane on Delancey Street. The initiative is part of …

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MTA Repairs Mean No Late Night F Train Service This Week

The MTA’s “Fastrack” repairs will interrupt service on the F train this week during the late night hours. …

A Yep bus operating illegally on Pike Street, July 2015.

Yep Tours Bus Permit Will Not Be Considered by CB3 Until November

We previously mentioned that Yep Tours, a rogue Chinatown bus operator, would be asking Community Board three this month for a permit at 2 Pike St. The application was supposed to be considered tomorrow evening. But according to the SPaCE Block Association, it’s been delayed until Nov. 15. …

Robert Perry.

Hit-and-Run Driver Could Serve Less Than Two Years For Killing Bowery Pedestrian

Robert Perry.

Two years ago, Robert Perry was struck and killed by a driver racing past the Bowery Mission at speeds in excess of …